TechCrunch: Amazon tests a one-tap review system for product feedback

Amazon is testing an easier way for people to leave product feedback with the launch of one-tap ratings. The change is meant to encourage those who don’t have the time, energy or interest in writing reviews to still share their…

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TechCrunch: Original Content podcast: Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ mixes fairies, politics and murder

“Carnival Row” offers an unlikely mix of genres, laying out a murder mystery in a world of fairies and other mythical creatures, while also delivering a healthy dose of allegorical politics. And as we explain in the latest episode of…

TechCrunch: The risks of amoral A.I.

Kyle Dent Contributor Kyle Dent is a Research Area Manager for PARC, a Xerox Company, focused on the interplay between people and technology. He also leads the ethics review committee at PARC. Artificial intelligence is now being used to make decisions about…

Mashable: Pastors are getting in on Ring’s ever-growing surveillance state

Welp. Image: AMAZON By Jack Morse2019-08-22 00:34:35 UTC God is always watching — and soon, thanks to Amazon, a bunch of church pastors may join in on the fun.  According to the Baltimore Sun, the Seattle tech giant has partnered…

TechCrunch: Week in Review: Snapchat beats a dead horse

Hey. This is Week-in-Review, where I give a heavy amount of analysis and/or rambling thoughts on one story while scouring the rest of the hundreds of stories that emerged on TechCrunch this week to surface my favorites for your reading…